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Benefits of Membership

As a funeral professional or service provider, you work in one of the most highly regulated industries in California. That's why over 700 funeral homes and supplier companies in California rely on CFDA to advocate on their behalf in Sacramento, provide them and their staff with unmatched funeral employee trainings, and  deliver the tools and resources funeral homes need to navigate today's complex business environment.

Join CFDA today - not just an association, but a community of leaders.


Arrangement Counselor & Funeral Director Trainings

CFDA is the most trusted, longest serving counselor and funeral director education provider, offering the lowest course fees and the highest exam pass rate. CFDA members have the ability to take these courses live in person or on-demand online, and can save up to 50% when signing up multiple employees.

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Advocacy to protect our profession

CFDA is proud to be represented by one of Sacramento’s top legislative advocates, giving CFDA access to key decision makers in the Capitol and at the Cemetery & Funeral Bureau to help defend our profession from unwanted legislation and regulations.

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CFDA Cal-OSHA Compliance Program

CFDA members receive an exclusive discount on CFDA’s comprehensive Cal-OSHA Compliance Program, which helps funeral homes keep their employees trained and documented, identify potential violations before they are cited, foster a safe work environment, and avoid costly citations.

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Exclusive service provider discounts

CFDA members receive discounted products and services that only CFDA can provide, including exclusive partnerships with Federated Insurance, Live Oak Bank, and Lending USA.

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30 Minute Legal Consultation

CFDA members receive free legal consultations with one of California’s most respected law firms specializing in funeral, cemetery, and crematory business matters. *Disclaimers and exceptions apply. 

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Superior Communication Resources

Receive timely information on the latest funeral profession news, legislative and regulatory updates, and more. Plus you’ll be listed in CFDA’s annual membership directory and on the CFDA website’s “Find a Funeral Home” directory.


Annual CFDA Convention

CFDA members enjoy discounted registration to attend CFDA's annual convention, held at destination locations throughout Northern and Southern California. Learn from the profession's preeminent thought leaders and gain direct access to industry service providers and their exclusive CFDA member pricing.

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